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How coordinated street furniture can enhance any site or scheme

How coordinated street furniture can enhance any site or scheme

Whether it’s bollards, benches or bins, street furniture can fulfil the practical requirements of almost any site or scheme. When selected elements are compatible, designed to work together and also functional, street furniture can enhance an area and improve accessibility. Cleverly chosen elements and intelligent placement improves the public realm and aids in the drive to minimise clutter.

Categories Bollards, Cigarette Bins, Cycle Parking, Seating and Benches, Litter Bins, Signage, Illuminated Products, Industry News
Designing a new road layout: Things to consider with bollard placement

Designing a new road layout: Things to consider with bollard placement

Bollards are designed to mitigate danger from vehicles to pedestrians. They can prevent accidents where there are areas of busy traffic both on the road and on foot by creating a visual delineation between a pedestrian area and traffic area. Choosing where to place bollards needs a considerable amount of thought since it doesn’t just determine safety, but convenience, accessibility and pedestrian traffic. It is important to take a holistic view when designing bollards and their placement. Here are a few things to consider:

Categories Bollards
Enhance landscapes with timber products

Enhance landscapes with timber products

Timber products are a great choice for your landscaping needs as they are sustainable and integrate well with natural surroundings. Timber is natural, reusable and recyclable, making it one of the most environmentally friendly material choices for street furniture.

Categories Bollards, Seating and Benches, Litter Bins
Update any site with stunning stainless steel street furniture

Update any site with stunning stainless steel street furniture

Stainless steel is an ideal choice for sites as it offers a stunning modern finish that requires minimal maintenance. Stainless steel has a chromium-rich oxide film that gives it a high corrosion resistance. This film can self-repair, giving the material its "stainless" name!

Categories Bollards, Cigarette Bins, Cycle Parking, Railings, Seating and Benches, Litter Bins, Signage, Tree Protection
The history of bollards

The history of bollards

Although their appearance and functionalities have altered slightly over the years, the use of bollards dates back to the eighteenth century.

Categories Bollards
New highway solutions from Furnitubes

New highway solutions from Furnitubes

Furnitubes supplies a range of Highway solutions to instruct and protect motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. From keep left signs and verge protection posts to re-bounding traffic bollards, you can be assured you will find the exact one for your requirements.

Categories New Products, Bollards
Prevent ram-raid attacks on stores

Prevent ram-raid attacks on stores

The recent news of the ram-raid at Gucci’s London store raises the question: what could have been done to prevent the attack taking place?

Categories Bollards, Security, Industry News
Definitive access control solutions

Definitive access control solutions

It can be challenging deciding on the best solution to prevent unauthorised access to areas and driveways, especially in areas with limited below ground depth, or where it is paramount the emergency services can gain access easily...

 

Categories Bollards, Security
Painted Bollards in Winchester Square

Painted Bollards in Winchester Square

The Art of Bollardsis an ongoing project, injecting colour into the heart of Winchester. The project involves the painting of bollards in the area to reflect the culture and individuality of the historic city centre...

Categories Bollards, Case Studies
Product Range Focus - Linx Railings

Product Range Focus - Linx Railings

This week’s product range focus is on the Linx products, exclusive to Furnitubes. Its simplicity and flexibility has lent the system to a wide variety of street furniture applications, including bollards and parking control...

Categories Bollards, Railings, Litter Bins

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